FAQ- Parent SOAR

What is the schedule for Parent SOAR?

Parent SOAR Schedule

Day 1  
12:00 PM Check-In
1:00 PM Opening Session
2:00 PM Student Life Overview
3:00 PM Financing an HBU Education
3:45 PM HBU Parent Q&A Session I* 
4:45 PM HBU Parent Q&A Session II*
*During this time, parents are to meet with Financial Services in
McNair Hall with their student as the student's SOAR group arrives.
6:00 PM Day 1 concludes for parents

Day 2  
  8:30 AM Opening Breakfast in McNair Hall
  9:45 AM Academic Overview Sessions
10:30 AM Browsing Session Opens and Check Out begins


Where should I park for SOAR?

  • If coming from 59, take the Fondren exit and head South on Fondren.  Take the second entrance to HBU on the right.  Go straight until you get to the stop sign.  Turn right at the stop sign and park anywhere you like.  Check in is the MRC (Men's Residence College) or WRC (Women's Residence College) near the front of The Lake House (the big six story dorm straight ahead!)  
  • If you take the Beechnut exit, head South on Beechnut and turn left into HBU when the baseball field becomes visible on your left.  Take your first left into the parking lot.

What should I bring to Parent SOAR?

  • Any missing financial aid forms or documents
  • Your wallet or check book for goodies at the Bookstore and for clearing Financial Aid.